GO: Cape Perpetua Scenic Area

If ever you have needed a heavy dose of scenery, this place will deliver. It’s one of the Oregon Coast’s top attractions for a number of reasons, and its rugged, beautiful scenery tops the list. The Cape Perpetua Scenic Area is over 2700 acres in size and sits just two miles south of the awesome […]

Q: Where to Eat in Seaside, Oregon?

We know you have questions, so here’s the deal: You ask, we’ll answer. Sweet, huh? Whatever your Northwest travel inquiry, we will put on our concierge hats and try our best to answer you. Ask your question any time here; we will answer questions on Mondays. Dear TripFinder, We’re going to Seaside, Oregon this week and looking for […]

Storm Watching on the Oregon Coast

Arch Rocks

There’s a basalt outcropping on the Oregon Coast south of Depoe Bay that’s called Cape Foulweather. It was named by Captain James Cook as he searched for a passage to the Atlantic Ocean. As we know, that quest didn’t exactly work out for him, but he sure got something right. Winter storms on the Oregon […]

GO: Fort Stevens State Park Campground and Yurts

Get splashed! Fort Stevens State Park  is your front-row seat for watching the Columbia River join the Pacific Ocean. Its offerings to campers are unique, diverse and fun. Where else can you swim in a freshwater lake in the morning, then while away your afternoon beachcombing near an old shipwreck? Walk along the six miles of hiking […]

CAMP: Bullards Beach State Park

Bring the whole family to Bullards Beach State Park! The three campground loops are set among shore pine, protecting the campsites from strong ocean winds. Rent one of the park’s 13 yurts year-round for one of the cheapest sleeps on the Oregon Coast. Bullards Beach is horse-friendly and quite popular with equestrian campers; the horse […]

Five Great Oregon Coast Camping Trips

Where to Go Camping on the Oregon Coast

No reservations? No problem. Get our FREE GUIDE to Last-Minute Camping in the Pacific Northwest. When summer finally comes to the Pacific Northwest, it passes too quickly. Those twelve or so sunny weekends must be cherished and savored. There’s no better place to spend the warm, sunny days of summer than outside. Even better? Spend your […]

STAY: Ocean Haven

Nature friendly lodging? You bet! Ocean Haven offers 5 kitchen units with panoramic ocean views. Perched above a secluded beach with trail to a seal colony & tidepools. Thundering waves, wandering whales & pelagic birds await you. Friendly host enjoy assisting guests with planning hikes & activities. Located near Old Growth Forest hikes, Lighthouses & […]

STAY: Wheeler on the Bay Lodge and Marina

Wheeler on the Bay Lodge  |  (541) 996-9300 Come to Wheeler on the Bay Lodge for northern Oregon Coast Lodging with spectacular waterfront mountain views. This quaint little coastal inn is located on Nehalem Bay and is a great location for you to enjoy local kayaking and fishing – you can even moor your boat on […]

STAY: Salmon Harbor Landing Motel

Salmon Harbor Landing Motel  |  (541) 271-3742 Come see the Oregon Dunes, the Umpqua Lighthouse and more of Oregon’s beautiful southern coast! The Salmon Harbor Landing Motel is a cheap sleep with real charm.  The motel has created themed rooms that are clean, comfortable and relaxing. Featured in “The Lonely Planet” travel guide for Oregon […]

Trip Guide: Bandon on the Oregon Coast

The Oregon Coast is dotted with fantastic destinations, from Astoria at its northern tip to Brookings down near the California border. So what makes Bandon so special? World-class golf courses, gorgeous protected beaches and historic “old town” with cute shops, a dozen art galleries and glass art studios, and tasty restaurants. Do you like historic lighthouses? The Bandon […]